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Brighton College expands with London prep

Brighton College has announced that it has partnered with education provider Cognita to launch Brighton College Prep Kensington in September – a preparatory school in London for boys and girls aged 2 to 13, to be located on the campus for Princes Garden's Preparatory School.

Brighton College expands with London prep
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Brighton College has announced that it has partnered with education provider Cognita to establish a preparatory school in Kensington in London for boys and girls aged 2 to 13.

Opening in September 2023, the school will be known as Brighton College Prep Kensington and will be located on the recently redeveloped campus for Princes Garden's Preparatory School.

The College previously partnered with Cognita with the launch of Brighton College Prep Singapore and has eight prep schools in the Brighton College family of schools.

Head Master Richard Cairns said: "Brighton College has demonstrated that children can get superb results without hot-housing, in an environment that values kindness and mutual respect above all else.

"Parents want their children to be curious, to be confident and, above all, to be kind."

He continued: "As we have shown in Singapore, we can also draw on the expertise and experience of Cognita, an outstanding provider of education globally."

Lois Gaffney, formerly Deputy Head of Brighton College Prep Singapore, will continue in her role as Head when the school formally becomes Brighton College Prep Kensington, and said: "The coming together of two great educational organisations is truly exciting for our children.

"All the values we hold dear – kindness, nurturing a child's natural curiosity and developing their confidence to grow and make a difference in the world – will only be strengthened by becoming part of the Brighton College family of schools."

The school will continue to be part of the Cognita schools' group, which employs some 15,000 teaching and support staff and educates more than 75,000 students in over 100 schools across the world.

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